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My Love Came Back (1940)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  13 July 1940 (USA)
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Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Amelia Cornell
Jeffrey Lynn ...
Tony Baldwin
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Dusty Rhodes
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Joy O'Keefe
Charles Winninger ...
Julius Malette
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Mrs. Malette
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Dr. Kobbe
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Paul Malette (as William Orr)
Ann Gillis ...
Valerie Malette
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Geza Peyer
Charles Trowbridge ...
Dr. Downey
Mabel Taliaferro ...
Dowager
William B. Davidson ...
Agent (as William Davidson)
Nanette Vallon ...
Sophie
Sidney Bracey ...
Butler (as Sidney Bracy)
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Storyline

Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can escort Amelia to every musical event in the city. The trouble begins when he cannot meet her one night and Tony goes in his place. Tony believes that Julius and Amelia are a couple and then son Paul thinks that Tony and Amelia are a couple as he is sending her the money. The worst part is that Amelia might leave classical music for swing music with classmates Dusty, Joy and the band. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 16, 1941 with Olivia de Havilland and Charles Winninger reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Amelia Cornell: You're not annoying me anymore, you're just boring.
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Crazy Credits

Jacques Offenbach was credited by a program note during the film. See more »

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Remake of Episode (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

The Rose in Her Hair
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played on the accordion during the second restaurant scene
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Nice cast in pleasant lightweight comedy...
24 May 2001 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Olivia de Havilland seldom got a chance to exploit a gift for comedy during her long stay at Warner Bros., but occasionally she did and this is one of her better efforts. She's charming as a gifted violinist who has a secret sugar daddy (Charles Winninger) sponsoring her studies. Misunderstandings occur when Jeffrey Lynn and Winninger's children suspect the worst. Jane Wyman and Eddie Albert are amusing as fellow musicians and the excellent supporting cast includes Grant Mitchell, S.Z. Sakall and Spring Byington.

It's a lot of fluff done in a sprightly style with a musical montage that is done in innovative style with the two stars waltzing against a background of musical notes. Director Curtis Bernhardt said de Havilland was delightful to work with during this particular movie--but was not too happy with her attitude two years later when she played Charlotte Bronte in "Devotion". He felt she was behaving in a self-important manner. Anyway, here everything clicks--and it's nice to see her enjoying herself in a comedy role for a change.


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